The Sultanate to Discuss 1st Report of Convention on the Rights of Disabled in Geneva Tomorrow

The Sultanate’s delegation will discuss tomorrow (Tuesday) in Geneva the first national report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which reflects the Sultanate’s keen interest in the provisions of the Convention and its sincere desire to cooperate with the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The delegation of the Sultanate is headed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Suayed al- Kalbani ,Minister of Social Development, and includes Dr. Yahya bin Mohammed al- Farsi, Associate Professor at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Hilal bin Mohammed al- Abri, Director General of Persons with Disabilities Affairs at the Ministry of Social Development, Mubarak bin Ali al- Rahbi, Head of the Office of the Minister of Social Development, Hamoud bin Mirdad al-Shabibi, Assistant Director-General at the Directorate General for Persons with Disabilities at the Ministry of Social Development, Ali bin Hamad al-Adawi, Assistant Advisor, at the Ministry of Legal Affairs, Lamis bint Abbas al- Bahrani, Assistant Director General for Special education and Continuous Learning at teaching programs in the Ministry of Education, Yousef bin Said al- Mutawa, Assistant Director General of the Directorate General of Employment at the Ministry of Manpower, Hamoud bin Nasser al- Shithani, Deputy Chairman of the Omani Association for Hearing Impaired, Yahya bin Abdullah al- A’meri, Member of the Oman Human Rights Commission, Jamila bint Juma al- Hadia from the National Center for Statistics and Information, and Khalid bin Zayed al- A’meri, sign language interpreter at the Ministry of Social Development.

Source: Oman News Agency